Pension CRISIS: How would the UK solve a retirement TIME-BOMB?

A large chunk of Britons have no idea or are dramatically underestimating the size of pension pot needed for their golden years. Research last year from Finder.com found a shocking one in five adults (21 percent) predict they only need up to £50,000 for their pension pot – £210,000 less than their minimum recommended amount. This is compounded More...

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By admin On Friday, March 22nd, 2019
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Recession LOOMS? Biggest indicator shrinks to NARROWEST level since 2007

Ending the longest streak ever of being above 10 basis points, the narrower spread first emerged yesterday in the wake of the Federal Reserve’s decision to cease tightening monetary policy. Lacklustre German More...

By admin On Thursday, March 21st, 2019
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Income tax calculator: Income tax allowance to RISE – how to check your income tax band

HMRC has issued the latest PAYE tax codes for the tax year 2019-20. The changes will come into effect on April 6 and will see the tax-free personal allowance on income increase to £12,500. Income Tax payers, More...

By admin On Wednesday, March 20th, 2019
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Isa: Use your allowance now or lose it

The Isa allowance is issued on a “use it or lose it” basis, so if you don’t use yours before the deadline of midnight on Friday April 5, you have lost it for good. Don’t wait until the More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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Cash ISA 2019 deadline: When is CUT OFF to pay into cash ISA – how much can YOU put in?

Individual savings accounts (ISA) is an allowance offered to Britons each tax year. The tax-free allowance renews every year and you can either save you money into Cash, or Stocks and Shares ISAs. However, if More...

By admin On Tuesday, March 19th, 2019
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State pension: Rise in the state pension age will be PAINFUL – are you affected?

The state pension increase will see pensioners get a pay rise from April 6 this year. Approximately 13 million people will receive up to £221 extra as they collect their state pension. The 2.6 percent increase More...

By admin On Monday, March 18th, 2019
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How to save money on YOUR bills: The shocking rise of your gas, water and electricity bill

The average household is forecast to spend some £120 extra come April as the cost of the average bill soars. Energy bills alone will go up by more than £100 on average, while council tax, TV licenses and NHS More...

By admin On Sunday, March 17th, 2019
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Pound Euro exchange rate: GBP/EUR falls as MPs vote to seek Article 50 Extension

February’s Eurozone Consumer Price Index performed as forecast, with the annual figure rising by 1.5 percent. Inflation in February rose by 0.3 percent after contracting by -1 percent in January. This was More...

By admin On Saturday, March 16th, 2019
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Bitcoin: The cryptocurrency is on ice as rivals build momentum

After some erratic bleeps on its heart monitor last week gave some analysts cause to prepare hors d’oeuvres for BTC’s ‘welcome back’ party, the original cryptocurrency has shown little signs of More...

By admin On Friday, March 15th, 2019
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Pound US dollar exchange rate: GBP/USD spikes over 2 cents on Brexit no-deal mania

Following this vote, Sterling jumped by 2.5 percent against the dollar to a nine-month high of $1.338. However, since the vote is not binding, under current law the UK could still depart the EU on March 29 without More...